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Mercury Falls (original 2009; edition 2009)

by Robert Kroese

Series: Mercury (1)

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Title:Mercury Falls
Authors:Robert Kroese
Info:St. Culain Press (2009), Paperback, 350 pages
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Mercury Falls by Robert Kroese (2009)

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A fine example of Apocalypse slapstick, which is really the only way to treat the eschatological, no? ( )
  KateSherrod | Aug 1, 2016 |
SOOOO irreverent, but so funny lol!!! ( )
  KnivesBoone | Jul 29, 2016 |
This is a whimsical story about the events leading up to the Apocalypse. The writing is very reminiscent of Douglas Adams and Christopher Fluke. I thoroughly enjoyed it and would recommend it to anyone who wants a fun read.
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  grandpahobo | Mar 22, 2015 |
It's between Good Omens (5 stars) and Dogma (1 star) ( )
  ptdilloway | Nov 21, 2013 |
Just the right amount of snark for a possibly-soon-to-be-post-apocalyptic adventure. ( )
  ScoutJ | Aug 7, 2013 |
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"Years of covering the antics of End Times cults for The Banner, a religious news magazine, have left Christine Temetri not only jaded but seriously questioning her career choice. That is, until she meets Mercury, an anti-establishment angel who's frittering his time away whipping up batches of Rice Krispy Treats and perfecting his ping-pong backhand instead of doing his job: helping to orchestrate Armageddon. With the end near and angels and demons debating the finer political points of the Apocalypse, Christine and Mercury accidentally foil an attempt to assassinate one Karl Grissom, a thirty-seven-year-old film school dropout about to make his big break as the Antichrist. Now, to save the world, she must negotiate the byzantine bureaucracies of Heaven and Hell and convince the apathetic Mercury to take a stand, all the while putting up with the obnoxious mouth-breathing Antichrist"--Cover.… (more)

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